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Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

 


 
Will of Eliza Moran from Newfoundland will books volume 4 pages 90-91 probate year 1880

 

In re
         Eliza Moran deceased.

In the name of God Amen     I Eliza Moran in the District of Burin Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, being of sound mind and judgment do make ordain publish and declare this to be my last will and testament.     After all my lawful debts are paid and discharged it is my desire and intention that all my estate real and personal be sold or otherwise disposed of and the proceeds accruing therefrom, together with all money which I may die possessed of be divided into three equal parts which I give bequeath and dispose of as follows, to wit (one part or third to my brother-in-law the Reverend James Hugs and his wife to be devoted by them to religious purposes;     one part or third to the President of the St. Johnís and Newfoundland Auxiliary Bible Society to be expended by him in disseminating the Holy Scriptures; the remaining one part or third to the Church of the Holy Trinity Burin to be spent by the Clergyman in charge of the Mission about said Church or property connected therewith in a way whereby he may deem Godís glory and the good of his people most promoted)     Likewise I make constitute and appoint the Revd A.S.H. Winsor and John Paul to be executors to this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills made by me In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affix my seal this twenty first day of May one thousand eight hundred and eighty.     Eliza Moran (LS)     The above written instrument was subscribed by the said Eliza Moran in our presence and acknowledged by her to each of us;     and she at the same time declared the said instrument so subscribed to be her last will and testament;     and we at the testatrixís request and in her presence and the presence of each other, have signed our names as witnesses hereto, John Paul, Merchant,     Charles Hollett.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar


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